Dec 02

Polish ecommerce industry is worth €6.94bn in 2014

Polish ecommerce industry is worth €6.94bn in 2014 It’s estimated that the value of the Polish ecommerce market will be worth 6.94 billion euros (29 billion zloty) in 2014. That’s 1.2 billion euros more than the Polish ecommerce industry value in 2013. Nowadays, more than 60 percent of Polish Internet... read more →
Dec 01

AO has big plans for expansion into Europe

AO has big plans for expansion into Europe AO, the British online retailer of domestic appliances, has launched its German website, but that’s not the only expansion it has planned. AO World is also looking at starting businesses in the Netherlands and Belgium. Austria, Switzerland and France are also potential... read more →
Nov 26

H&M launches online stores in 8 new European countries

H&M launches online stores in 8 new European countries H&M will launch online stores in eight different countries in Europe during 2015. The new online markets will be Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, and Slovakia. H&M’s online stores are already available in eleven European countries. The press... read more →
Nov 25

MasterCard and Visa to replace defunct security standard

MasterCard and Visa to replace defunct security standard MasterCard and Visa are working together to replace their unpopular security systems, MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa, with a simpler solution using far fewer prompts for passwords and supporting a range of biometric technologies. The new protocol could begin rolling out... read more →
Nov 24

Europeans will spend €1.67bn online during busiest shopping days

Europeans will spend €1.67bn online during busiest shopping days Soon it will be Christmas. And that means spending some precious time with your beloved ones, but Christmas is also about presents. And Europeans love to shop those presents online. As a matter of fact, in Europe 19.3% of online sales... read more →
Nov 20

Mobile payments set to boom by 2019

Mobile payments set to boom by 2019 The next five years will be the tipping point bringing mobile payments to the mainstream according to a report from the research firm Forrester. The study, released on Monday, expects mobile payments in the US alone to reach $142 billion in volume in... read more →
Nov 18

Apple adds UnionPay to Chinese app store payments options

Apple adds UnionPay to Chinese app store payments options Apple has has added UnionPay as a payment option for its App Store customers in China, Apple’s second largest market for app downloads. Customers can now link their Apple ID with a UnionPay debit or credit card for one-tap purchases. Previously,... read more →
Nov 13

82% of Swiss ecommerce players expect growing sales

Swiss online retailers are looking positively to the future of ecommerce. The rising service level will be played as a trump card the Christmas season and after that, revenue will keep increasing, the majority of Swiss ecommerce players think. Not only the continuing increase in service level, but also the... read more →
Nov 11

Swedish marketplace Fyndic gets €16mln in funding

Swedish marketplace Fyndic gets €16mln in funding Fyndiq, a popular online marketplace in Sweden, received a 20 million dollar (€16.03 million) Serie A funding. Investors are Northzone and Industrifonden. Before this funding, Fyndiq has raised 4 million euros in funding from private investors. With the money, Fyndiq will continue growing... read more →
Nov 10

What you should know about selling online in Poland Every country in Europe has its own set of things you should take into account when selling online over there. This is of course also the case for Poland, one of Europe’s fastest-growing ecommerce markets. Here’s what you should know about... read more →